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Textile (USA), 1930s

This is a Textile. It was student at The Educational Alliance and made by A. Silinsky. It is dated 1930s and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is cotton and its technique is hand screen printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Estate of Ella Ostrowsky. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Ella Ostrowsky.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 174.9 x 86.4 cm (68 7/8 x 34 in.) Repeat H x W: 36.5 x 43.8 cm (14 3/8 x 17 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

A. Silinsky Age 11 (written in pencil on back)

Cite this object as

Textile (USA), 1930s; Made by A. Silinsky (American); cotton; H x W: 174.9 x 86.4 cm (68 7/8 x 34 in.) Repeat H x W: 36.5 x 43.8 cm (14 3/8 x 17 1/4 in.); Gift of the Estate of Ella Ostrowsky; 1976-98-2

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